Road Safety Awareness Programme

NSS unit of Kaveri College of Arts, Science and Commerce had organized a session on ‘Road Safety Awareness Programme’ in association with ‘Maharashtra Traffic Police Branch’ on 29th August 2019.  Mr. Nilesh Nemade,  NSS Programme officer welcomed Mr. Rajesh Puranik, Police Inspector, Traffic Branch and his colleagues, Principal Dr. Ashok Agrawal, Vice Principal Dr.Muckta Karmarkar  and all the staff members and the  students. Programme started with ‘Sadak Suraksha Song’ by NSS volunteers.

On this occasion , Principal  addressed all the students. He asked students to avoid rash driving. He appealed all to wear helmet and follow traffic rules while driving. He assured Mr. Puranik on behalf of students that they will extend helping hand to the traffic department whenever required and students will follow traffic rules.

Mr. Puranik in his address asked the students to follow traffic rules while driving. He shared the statistics of yearly deaths because of road accidents. He appealed students to channelize their energy and avoid keeping themselves occupied with gadgets  while driving. He also asked students not be selfish while helping the injured people in road accidents. He mentioned about the ‘Satark Punekar’ app and how it works. He further asked all to be a part of solutions and not a problem. He also shared the toll-free Nos. of ambulance, women safety, senior citizen and child abuse’ etc. He shared his experience of many road accidents which were an eye opener for the students.

He also showed videos on ‘India Vs. USA’ Traffic, ‘Distractions’ etc. His session was interactive  and was very informative as well. Programme was concluded with ‘National Anthem’. Mrs. Manasi Joshi, Assistant Programme officer of NSS proposed vote of thanks.

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